Doctor Note-Taking Style Could Affect Patient Care: Study

Notes, rather than dictation, are more thorough, according to recent research. There may be other factors involved, but the key reason cited is that notes tend to be ‘structured documentation’, separated by section (e.g., family history, present illness), akin to more of a checklist approach. My doctors place notes on the file directly although some of their overview reports have been dictated.

Doctor Note-Taking Style Could Affect Patient Care: Study.

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